Historical Events For August - 11
Sunday, 21 January 2018
1748 Joseph Schuster, composer on August - 11.
1757 Jose Pradas Gallen, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1772 Explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000 on August - 11.
1772 The birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general on August - 11.
1772 On this day in history rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general
1778 On August - 11 friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement
1780 Barbados hurricane begins on this day in history.
1786 On August - 11 captain Francis Light establishes the British colony of Penang in Malaysia
1794 On this day in history jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 72
1799 On this day in history joachim de Barrande, French paleontologist/geologist
1804 Francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria on this day in history.
1805 Pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament on this day in history.
1807 On August - 11 david R Atchison, pres of USA on March 3rd 1849
1811 On this day in history judah P Benjamin, US lawyer/minister of Confederacy navy [or Aug 6]
1820 Janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.
1823 On August - 11 charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe)
1824 On August - 11 new South Wales is constituted a Crown colony.
1828 Edward Saloman, Gov (Union), died in 1909 on this day in history.
1832 On August - 11 thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1833 Robert Green Ingersoll, NY, author/politician/agnostic (Att Gen-R-Ill) on this day in history.
1835 George B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal on August - 11.
1836 On August - 11 cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician
1837 On August - 11 marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated
1844 On this day in history jernej Kopitar, filmologist/censor (Slavic Grammatica), dies at 63
1852 On August - 11 nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70
1858 First ascent of the Eiger on this day in history.
1858 Christian Eijkman, Neth, bacteriologist (avitaminos, Nobel 1929) on August - 11.
1860 On this day in history nation's first successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev)
1860 Nation's 1st successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on this day in history.
1860 Alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie) on this day in history.
1860 James Wilson, politician on August - 11.
1862 Carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly) on August - 11.
1863 On this day in history french protectorate over Cambodia is established.
1863 On August - 11 cambodia becomes French protectorate